Last Updated: 4 January, 2013
These are the technical guidelines for connecting to OttIX. If there is
any inconsistency here with the MOU,
the MOU shall take precedence.
- Members must only use IP addresses on the interface of their router
connected to OttIX;
- Members may only present a single MAC address to any individual OttIX
port that is allocated to them;
- Members must us a unique ASN of their own.
- Peering will take place using BGP4;
- Members must disable on all intefaces attached to OttIX: Proxy ARP,
ICMP redirects, CDP, IRDP, directed broadcasts, IEEE Spanning Tree, IGP
broadcasts and all other MAC layer broadcasts except ARP.
- Members must disable on all intefaces attached to OttIX any duplex,
speed, or other link parameter autosensing for 10Mb/s or 100Mb/s ports;
- Members must not announce the OttIX peering LAN prefix to any other
provider without the express written consent of OttIX;
- Members must set net masks on all interfaces attached to OttIX to
include the entire peering LAN;
- Members will not touch equipment at OttIX that does not belong them
without the express written permission of the equipment owner;
- Members may not install sniffers to monitor traffic through OttIX, except
through their own ports;
- Members will ensure that their usage of OttIX will not be detrimental to
the usage of OttIX by other members; and
- Members shall not use OttIX to carry traffic between their own routers.
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